Fruits

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Fruit includes products that meet the culinary definition of fruits. This article is a comparison of the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (carbon footprints) associated with fruit. This emissions information does not include the environmental impact of retail sale, consumer transport, storage, cooking, or disposal.

Carbon Footprint[edit]

Global Warming Potential of Fruit
Product Total (kg CO2e)
Apple (1 kg) 0.36
Apricot (1 kg) 0.43
Avocado (1 kg) 1.3
Banana (1 kg) 0.72
Blueberry (1 kg) 0.92
Cantaloupe (1 kg) 0.25
Cherry (1 kg) 0.48
Cranberry (1 kg) 0.92
Currant (1 kg) 0.84
Date (1 kg) 0.32
Fig (1 kg) 0.43
Gooseberry (1 kg) 0.84
Grape (1 kg) 0.41
Grapefruit (1 kg) 0.51
Guava (1 kg) 0.28
Kiwifruit (1 kg) 0.47
Lemon (1 kg) 0.3
Lime (1 kg) 0.3
Mandarin orange (1 kg) 0.45
Melon (1 kg) 0.88
Melon (passive greenhouse) (1 kg) 1.37
Nectarine (1 kg) 0.54
Orange (1 kg) 0.35
Peach (1 kg) 0.54
Pear (1 kg) 0.33
Pineapple (1 kg) 0.72
Pomelo (1 kg) 0.51
Pumpkin (1 kg) 0.33
Quince (1 kg) 0.31
Raspberry (1 kg) 0.84
Strawberry (1 kg) 0.65
Strawberry (heated greenhouse) (1 kg) 2.56
Tangerine (1 kg) 0.51
Watermelon (1 kg) 0.32


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